BenQ MS524AE vs ViewSonic M1 review

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Rating 5 5
BenQ MS524AE
vs
ViewSonic M1

It makes sense comparing BenQ MS524AE vs ViewSonic M1 because they both are able to give some premium features. Based on our rating, MS524AE has a total rating of 6 out of 10 versus 5.3 for M1.

Advantages BenQ MS524AE over ViewSonic M1

  • Bigger projection screen size: 30-300 inch vs 24-100 inch
  • Better brightness: 3300 vs 250 lumens
  • More HDMI connectors: 2 vs 1

Advantages ViewSonic M1 over BenQ MS524AE

  • Lower noise level, 32 dB vs 33 dB
  • Lower power consumption, 55 W vs 260 W
  • Longer lamp life (normal mode): 30000 vs 4500 hours
  • Stereo sound vs mono from integrated speakers

Common features and specifications

  • Equal USB ports quantity: 1
  • Integrated speakers

Projectors comparison chart

Overall
BenQ MS524AE
6
ViewSonic M1
5.3
4
4
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Common

Product

BenQ MS524AE
ViewSonic M1

Model

MS524AE
M1

Brand

BenQ
ViewSonic

Reviews

56
1115

Resolution

Native resolution

800 x 600
854 x 480

Max resolution (resized)

1920 x 1200
1920 x 1080

Resolution abbreviation

SVGA
WVGA

Properties

Projection screen size, inch

30-300
24-100

Projection distance, m/ft

1.2 - 14.1/3.2 - 45.9
0.6 - 2.7/1.5 - 6.5

Aspect ratio

4:3
16:9

Brightness, lumens

3300
250

Contrast ratio

15000:1
120000:1

Throw ratio range

1.94:1 - 2.32:1
1.1:1 - 1.2:1

Color reproduction

1.07 billion
1.07 billion

Projection system

DLP
DLP

Noise level, dBA

33
32

Power consumption, W

260
55

Features

Remote control

HDR

3D

Security

kensington lock, password protection

Projection method

front, rear, ceiling mount, tabletop
front, tabletop

Wireless connection

Additional features

has not
has not

Lamp

Lamp type, W

200

Lamp life (normal mode), hours

4500
30000

Lamp life (eco mode), hours

6000

Connectivity

HDMI

2
1

VGA input

2
0

Composite video input (RCA)

1
0

Audio input (RCA)

1
0

Audio input (3.5mm)

1
0

Audio output (3.5mm)

1
1

SPDIF (optical)

0
0

Ethernet (RJ45)

0
0

MHL

RS-232

1
0

12V trigger

0
0

USB

1
1

USB (service)

1
0

Audio

Integrated speakers

Speaker power, W

2
6

Sound type

mono
stereo

Lens

F-number

2.46 - 2.66

Focal length, mm

21.8 - 25.6

Lens shift, %

vertical +/- 40

Zoom ratio

1.2x

Settings

Keystone adjustment vertical, +- degrees

40
40

Keystone adjustment horizontal, +- degrees

Operating temperature

Min, C/F

5/41
0/32

Max, C/F

35/95
40/104

User manual

Manual

Dimensions

Size W x H x D, сm/inches

28.3 x 9.4 x 22.1/11.1 x 3.7 x 8.7
14.7 x 4 x 12.7/5.8 x 1.6 x 5

Weight, kg/pounds

1.9/4.2
0.69/1.52
BenQ MS524AE
ViewSonic M1
BenQ MS524AE
ViewSonic M1

Projectors SoundStrokes Art comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 6
  • 5.3
  • 6BenQ MS524AE
  • 5.3ViewSonic M1

The BenQ MS524AE is better home theater projector in this comparison. Check BenQ MS524AE price